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Telescope fun at Longway Planetarium

FLINT — Find out how to properly use your telescope with this interactive workshop presented by Longway Planetarium Astronomer, Richard Walker, Jan. 18. Check-in at Longway Planetarium at 8:30 a.m. Class is at 9-11:30 a.m.

The cost is $10 individual, $25 per family (up to 4 people).

Explore different types of telescopes, eye pieces, Barlow’s and calculating magnifications.

Discover how to line up the finder scope, what to look at and what you actually see. Also discover useful magazines, charts, books and other publications.

Ages 8 and up suggested. Registration is required. Reserve space early as space is limited. — G.G.

MCC to hold class registration event

GENESEE COUNTY — One-Stop, One-Day class registration at all Mott Community College locations on Jan. 4

Mott Community College is offering an excellent, one-stop shopping opportunity for all current and prospective students to gather information or register for the college’s Winter Semester.

The MCC Super Saturday registration event, designed to provide all the enrollment services students need to successfully complete the registration process, at one place and one time, is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 4. This event is free and open to the public.

Students may choose to attend Super Saturday at any of the following convenient MCC locations:

• Main campus, 1401 E. Court St. in Flint, 810-762-0200;

• Northern Tier Center in Clio, 4082 W. Vienna Road, 810-232-8044;

• Southern Lakes Branch Center in Fenton, 2100 West Thompson Road, 810-762-5000

• Lapeer Extension Center, 550 Lake Drive in Lapeer, 810-667-4166.

The MCC Winter Semester starts Jan. 11.

Details: Visit or call 810-762- 0200. — G.G.

McLaren seeks volunteers

FLINT — To help someone, have fun, meet new friends and become a team member, volunteer At McLaren Flint. Here are just a few of the many services are listed below:

• Hospitality House

• Heart and Vascular

• Radiology

• Information Desk/Greeter

• Patient Relations

• Special Assignments

• Surgical Lounge

• Gift Cart/Gift Shop

• Fund Raising

• Sewing

• Cancer Institute

Auxiliary Applications are on-line at or call 810-342-2115 to have one mailed to you. — G.G.

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